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China's new 'tang ping' trend aims to highlight pressures of work culture

Sarah Best

14th June 2021

A new trend in China on social media is believed to highlight some of the work pressures in society, particularly on young people.

'Tang ping' refers to 'lying flat', which is the idea that people need to unwind from their work and not continually strive for achievements. It is not believed to symbolise that someone is lazy, rather that they do not want to overstretch themselves.

This article could be used for the Work, Poverty and Welfare unit.

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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